John Knox @watchmanjohn

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 6 years, 8 months and 3 days.

  I have published 749 blogs and 3,493 comments.

 My first blog was published on Tuesday 18th of September 2012.

 My most recent blog was published on Friday 17th of May 2019.

My Blog Archive
hearing the voice of god
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One of the main distinctions that separate the God of the Bible from the other gods is the truth that the God of the bible is a 'revealing God'. God is willing to communicate with his creatures as seen in the episodes in the Garden of Eden...
the supernatural exchange through his blood
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Derek Price tells this story that at one Easter he had in his mind the image of Golgotha with the three crosses, but the middle cross was taller. The Holy Spirit began to exam him and asked 'For whom was the middle cross made? but be careful with...
it is grace, grace and always grace
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For it is by graceyou have been saved,through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--9not by works,so that no one can boast. Eph 2 This is one of the foundation verses of the gospel on which all else is build. In the Bible there...
the forgotten christian reality
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One night at dinner a man, who had spent many summers in Maine, fascinated his companions by telling of his experiences in a little town named Flagstaff. The town was to be flooded, as part of a large lake for which a dam was being built. In the...
a blunt royal truth about love
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During the 17th century, Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, sentenced a soldier to be shot for his crimes. The execution was to take place at the ringing of the evening curfew bell. However, the bell did not sound. The soldier's...
build yourselves up in your most holy faith
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We have all been given a measure of faith planted in our spirits as an incorruptible seed, and this seed is the responsibility of each believer to allow room for its growth into the fruit of faith as listed in Galatians 5. I digress slightly to note...
God s Great truth that we constantly Mangle
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Finally, brothers,we instructed you how to livein order to please God 3It is God's willthat you should be sanctified: 1 Thess 4 But do we really know how to do this? How do we walk in holiness before God? Sanctification is another of those...
gods greatest truth revealed
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There is a story told of a man in England who put his Rolls-Royce on a boat and went across to the continent to go on a holiday. While he was driving around Europe, something happened to the motor of his car. He cabled the Rolls-Royce people back in...
the wonder of salvation
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There was in recent blog in which we were introduced to the story of the Blind men and the Elephant. Each blind person felt a part of the elephant body and proceeded to describe an elephant. The blind man who feels a leg says the elephant is like a...
the two adams in the scriptures
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The Bible speaks of two men that bind the scriptures together; the first Adam and the second Adam; the first brought death while the second brought resurrection life. Both come direct from the hand of God with the first man becoming a living being...
Settling all Legal Claims against us
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In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace Eph 1 The blood of Jesus Christ has cancelled the debt held over us by Satan for the Devil has no legal right to us for we have been...
abrahams journey and our journey
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It has occurred to me that the life journey that Abraham was called on to walk in many ways mirrors our journey with Christ. He was called by God and was promised that the one who called him was also to be his shield and exceeding great reward along...
let the redeemed give thanks
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Give thanks to the LORD,for he is good;his love endures forever.2Let the redeemedof the LORD say this-- Ps 107 One of the tragic malaises that can affect the redeemed of the Lord is the lack of gratitude shown to our Saviour and Lord. God requires two...
my parable and an awkward question
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When Christ returns to this earth to reclaim his rightful place as proclaimed from the foundations of the earth, will he find faith on the earth that his Father created? Luke 18:8 thrusts this question into our minds. However, when the Son of...
prayer according to the gospel of luke
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John's gospel has wonderful insights on prayer and being at one with the Father that soar to the heavens, but Luke has two parables that seem to jolt and jar with John's teaching. These are recorded in Luke 11 and 18 and are entitled the...
praise will defeat any enemy raised against us
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I introduce this blog by referring to a devotional that I read recently by Derek Price whom I have rediscovered. He recounted the story of 'Praying Hyde' an outstanding missionary in India when the country was still ruled by England. He had...
the faith dilemma that can haunt us.
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When I was growing up there were a number of Biblical passages that made no sense to me, but as I have grown in the faith the Holy Spirit, the great teacher has opened my spiritual eyes so that I can see Gods truth. But I suspect that many believers...
jesus miraculous healings and the cross
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I wish to draw your attention to the incident that is recorded in all synoptic gospels, known as the healing of the women who touched the hem of Jesus garment. In all the synoptic gospels it is stated that she was healed immediately. It is also...
Let us go to Jerusalem
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Psalm 122 I rejoiced with those who said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD."2Our feet are standing in your gates, O Jerusalem.3Jerusalem is built like a city that is closely compacted together.4That is where the tribes go up, the...
Our Place of Help.
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Where do we go for help when the 'push come to the shove?' When we come across a brick wall who do we turn to for help? Many of us will rely on our own 'wits.' Others will turn to friends or spouses. Again others will turn to those in...
a pastoral blog from the psalms
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Psalm 86 Hear, O LORD, and answerme, for I am poor and needy.2Guard my life, for I am devoted to you. You are my God; save your servant who trusts in you.3Have mercyon me, O Lord, for I call to you all day long.4Bring joy to your servant, for to you,...
the other biblical covenants
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My last blog was entitled 'The Blood Covenant' and in the course of my research I was reminded again of the other biblical covenants throughout scripture. Hence my thought was to perhaps write a series on these other covenants namely the...
the blood covenant
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When Jesus said that his death was the new covenant in his blood the disciples, who were brought up on the Old Testament covenants made the correct associations, even though the full implications were not clear. Today when we read the term 'blood...
Can you describe the heart of the Gospel?
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How would you answer this question? Within Christendom there is no clear consensus as there a number of understandings that have gained popularity since Christ walked this earth. I do not intend to list each one as this is not the purpose of this blog...
the blood of the lamb part 2
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This blog should read after reading my first blog on this subject as both fit together. God has given us weapons to defeat the fiery darts of the enemy which are found in Revelation 12. They overcamehim by the blood of the Lamband by the word of their...